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Our Ankeny team is passionate about providing pet parents with the information they need to help their four-legged family members achieve optimal health. Check out our blog for tips on keeping your pets healthy and happy.

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Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

Today, our Ankeny vets will discuss why your pet might need urinalysis, as well as how to understand your pet's urinalysis results so you can make the best decisions regarding their medical care.

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What Pet Owners Want to Know About Pet Ultrasounds

What Pet Owners Want to Know About Pet Ultrasounds

If your pet needs an ultrasound, it might sound like cause for concern. Our Ankeny vets explain how and why ultrasound scans are performed on pets in our in-house veterinary diagnostic lab.

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What Should I Feed My Dog With Kidney Disease

What Should I Feed My Dog With Kidney Disease

If your dog is diagnosed with kidney failure, feeding them the correct diet is an essential part of their treatment. Our Ankeny vets are here to explain how to properly feed your dog with kidney disease.

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Kidney Failure In Cats Prognosis

Kidney Failure In Cats Prognosis

Your cat's kidneys play a vital role in maintaining their health, if they are not working properly, it can be very bad. Today, our Ankeny vets explain the causes, treatments, and signs of end stage kidney failure in cats.

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What Causes Bladder Stones In Dogs

What Causes Bladder Stones In Dogs

Bladder stones can cause your dog to have trouble urinating and may even become life-threatening if they completely obstruct the bladder. Our Ankeny vets explain everything you need to know about bladder stones in dogs.

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Yeast Infection in Dogs Ears

Yeast Infection in Dogs Ears

Yeast ear infections can be a real problem for dogs, especially in hot and humid climates but you may be able to help prevent your dog from developing a yeast ear infection. Our Ankeny vets explain how.

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What Is Anemia In Dogs?

What Is Anemia In Dogs?

Anemia in dogs isn't a disease but rather a symptom related to an underlying condition. Today our Ankeny vets share more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for anemia in dogs.

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What Is Anaplasmosis In Dogs?

What Is Anaplasmosis In Dogs?

Tick-borne diseases such as Anaplasmosis pose a serious health risk for people, pets, and farm animals across the US. Today our Ankeny vets share the symptoms of Anaplasmosis in dogs and how this potentially serious condition is treated.

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Pneumonia In Cats

Pneumonia In Cats

For a number of reasons, cats’ lungs and airways can become inflamed and pneumonia may develop. Today, our Ankeny vets explain the causes, symptoms and treatment for pneumonia in cats. 

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What Is Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs?

What Is Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs?

A healthy kidney performs a range of essential functions, dogs with acute kidney failure experience a sudden and rapid reduction in kidney function that requires urgent veterinary care. Our Ankeny vets explain the signs and symptoms to look out for.

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Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our Ankeny vets take the time to get to know our clients and treat every pet as if it were our own. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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